11 Days Langtang Valley Trek

11 Days


The Langtang Valley Trek is a popular trekking destination in Nepal that takes you through the beautiful Langtang Valley, which is located in the Langtang National Park. Here’s some information about the trek:

Duration: The Langtang Valley Trek typically takes around 7-10 days to complete, depending on your pace and itinerary.

Starting point: The trek usually starts from the village of Syabrubesi, which is about 7-8 hours drive from Kathmandu.

Highlights: The Langtang Valley Trek offers stunning views of the Langtang Himalayan range, including Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Gang Chhenpo (6,388m), Dorje Lakpa (6,990m), and Yala Peak (5,520m). You’ll also get to see beautiful glaciers, rivers, and forests of rhododendron, bamboo, and pine trees. Additionally, the trek provides a chance to experience the unique Tamang culture and lifestyle of the local people.

Difficulty level: The Langtang Valley Trek is a moderate-level trek and is suitable for most people who are physically fit. However, some parts of the trek can be challenging due to steep ascents and descents, high altitudes, and variable weather conditions.

Permits: To trek in the Langtang National Park, you’ll need to obtain the Langtang National Park Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card.

Accommodation: There are plenty of guesthouses and teahouses along the trail where you can stay overnight. Most of these accommodations offer basic facilities such as a bed, blanket, and shared bathroom. However, keep in mind that the higher you go, the more basic the facilities become.

Best time to trek: The best time to trek in the Langtang Valley is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear, and the views are spectacular.

Overall, the Langtang Valley Trek is a great way to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of Nepal. However, it’s important to plan and prepare well for the trek to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.


  • Stunning mountain scenery: The Langtang Valley is home to some of the most beautiful and dramatic mountain scenery in Nepal. The trail offers panoramic views of the Langtang Himalayan range, including Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal.
  • Rich cultural heritage: The Langtang region is home to a diverse array of ethnic groups, including the Tamang and Sherpa people. These communities have a rich cultural heritage and offer a unique insight into the traditional way of life in the Himalayas.
  • Kyanjin Gompa: Kyanjin Gompa is a Buddhist monastery and cultural center in the heart of the Langtang Valley. The monastery is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and offers an insight into the traditional Buddhist way of life in the Himalayas.
  • Cheese factory: The Langtang region is famous for its delicious yak cheese, and there are several cheese factories along the trail. The factories offer an opportunity to learn about the cheese-making process and sample some of the local produce.
  • Wildlife: The Langtang Valley is home to a variety of wildlife, including Himalayan tahr, musk deer, and red panda. The trail offers an opportunity to spot these animals in their natural habitat.
  • Hot springs: There are several natural hot springs in the Langtang region, which offer a relaxing and rejuvenating break from the rigors of trekking. The springs are also believed to have healing properties and are popular with locals and visitors alike.


Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be met by your trekking guide and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city and preparing for the trek.

After an early breakfast, you'll embark on a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the trek. The drive takes around 7-8 hours and offers beautiful views of the countryside.

On the first day of trekking, you'll follow the Langtang River and pass through several small villages and forests of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo. You'll spend the night in Lama Hotel, a small settlement nestled in the heart of the Langtang Valley.

Today's trek takes you deeper into the Langtang Valley, with stunning views of the Langtang Himalayan range. You'll pass through the villages of Ghoda Tabela and Thangsyap before reaching Langtang Village, a traditional Tamang village with a rich cultural heritage.

After breakfast, you'll set out towards Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery and cultural center in the heart of the Langtang Valley. You'll pass through yak pastures and cross several streams before reaching the settlement of Kyanjin Gompa.

Today is a rest day in Kyanjin Gompa, which gives you an opportunity to explore the surrounding areas and acclimatize to the altitude. You can visit the monastery, climb Kyanjin Ri for panoramic views, or simply relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

After a restful day, you'll retrace your steps and begin the descent back to Lama Hotel. The trail offers beautiful views of the Langtang Himalayas and takes around 6-7 hours to complete.

Today's trek takes you through dense forests of oak and rhododendron, with occasional glimpses of the Langtang Himalayas. You'll spend the night in Thulo Syabru, a small village with stunning views of the Ganesh Himal.

Today's trail takes you through beautiful forests of oak and hemlock, with occasional views of the Langtang Himalayas. You'll spend the night in Sing Gompa, a small settlement with a famous cheese factory and a picturesque monastery.

On the final day of the trek, you'll descend to the town of Dhunche, the administrative center of the Rasuwa district. The trail offers beautiful views of the Himalayas and takes around 4-5 hours to complete.

After breakfast, you'll board a bus or private jeep for the scenic drive back to Kathmandu. The drive takes around 7-8 hours, and you'll have plenty of time to rest and reflect on your trekking experience.


The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.


How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will too, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay a certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, a hot water facility could be free at a lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. The Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during the offseason.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For the Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.


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